Kasowitz Benson Torres has been retained to represent the Official Committee of Equity Security Holders in the widely publicized Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Garrett Motion, a leading auto parts manufacturer, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Law360 Names Kasowitz Practice Group of the Year for Structured Finance
Kasowitz Benson Torres has been recognized as a 2020 Practice Group of the Year for Structured Finance by Law360, which honors the law firms behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year.
Kasowitz Files Preliminary Injunction against the State of Colorado to Prevent Enforcement of Minimum Cigarette Price Requirement
On November 20, 2020, Kasowitz Benson Torres, on behalf of discount cigarette manufacturers Liggett Group and Vector Tobacco and deep discount manufacturer Xcaliber International and a Colorado citizen and cigarette smoker filed a motion for a preliminary injunction against the State of Colorado in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado to enjoin Colorado from enforcing its recently enacted minimum cigarette price requirement, which would drastically raise retail discount cigarette prices for Colorado consumers to premium brand levels.
Webinar: Covid-19, the CARES Act, and the Impact on Commercial Real Estate
Kasowitz Benson Torres real estate litigation partner Paul “Tad” M. O’Connor and Douglas B. Heitner, Chief Legal Officer of iStar, will be presenting a webinar on “Covid-19, the CARES Act, and the Impact on Commercial Real Estate,” as part of Practising Law Institute’s 22nd Annual Real Estate Institute.
Clarine Nardi Riddle Receives Indiana University Bicentennial Medal
Indiana University has awarded Kasowitz Benson Torres counsel Clarine Nardi Riddle the Indiana University Bicentennial Medal, which recognizes organizations and individuals who, through their personal, professional, artistic, or philanthropic efforts, have broadened the reach of Indiana University around the state, nation, and world.
Kasowitz Files Pro Bono Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
Kasowitz Benson Torres, as co-counsel with The Lawfare Project, filed an employment discrimination lawsuit in September 2020 in the Eastern District of New York against Jamaica Hospital Medical Center on behalf of an Orthodox Jewish registered nurse.
Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock Co-Author “Dating and Divorce: 5 Tips on How to Move Forward”
Kasowitz Benson Torres matrimonial and family law partners Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock have co-authored “Dating and Divorce: 5 Tips on How to Move Forward,” published on Thrive Global.
Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock Quoted in PureWow Article: “Why Pretending There’s a ‘Hot Mic’ in the Room Could Help Improve Your Marriage”
Kasowitz Benson Torres matrimonial and family law partners Kelly A. Frawley and Emily S. Pollock are quoted in the PureWow article, “Why Pretending There's a ‘Hot Mic’ in the Room Could Help Improve Your Marriage,” in which they discuss how couples can improve their communication by acting as if they are being recorded.
Kasowitz Helps Low-income Seniors Navigate Medicare Open Enrollment
Since 2014, Kasowitz Benson Torres has partnered, pro bono, with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to conduct annual clinics to help low-income seniors navigate the open enrollment process for Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Plans and the various coverage options.